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WETA
Sep 25, 2012 9:00pm EDT
>> tonight ofrontline, education's hidden crisis... >> why do you want to drop out? why are you leaving? >> because i don't like school. >> okay, first of all, you're only 16. >> ...hundreds of thousands of children failing to finish school every year. >> a lot of kids who should be graduating are not graduating. there is a problem here. >> frontline takes you on a journey through one american high school... >> this school was once referred to as a dropout factory. >> ...following four at-risk students through an entire semester at houston's sharpstown high. >> you see how mad i am? i'm shaking! >> what's going to be the breaking point is his anger. >> i have to graduate from high school, no matter what. >> he's tremendously at risk. it's a big push for him to graduate on time right now. >> i think she's been in class about five times in five weeks. >> life is life, school is school. school and life are two different things. >> if i go to college, that's a big, big step for my whole family. >> a look at the struggles... >> you turn your back on me! you don't even appreciat
PBS
Sep 25, 2012 10:00pm PDT
to turn around schools. and it's an experiment that everyone in public education really should be watching, because at some point if as a public we want to turn around the worst of our schools, and if we now have the formula, we're going to need to come up with the dollars. >> good morning, apollos. welcome to day 137. it's tuesday, march 20, 2012. it's an s.a.t. day at sharpstown high school. >> have you already taken the s.a.t.? >> no. >> you haven't? you haven't taken the s.a.t. but you've already applied for college. >> i guess i gotta take my s.a.t. >> so do i need to take him to his room to take his s.a.t.? he's saying he hasn't taken the s.a.t. how do you want to handle this? >> all right, take, uh... >> nah, you ain't got to worry about it. >> no, i am worried about it. >> lawerance? >> lawerance. what are you doing? just take it and find out where you're at, then you can plan from it. >> high school is getting tiresome. it's like a big amusement park. it's full of ups and downs, but after a while you get tired of riding the ride, right? >> if i don't get you in there, once they ge
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